1960 United States presidential election in North Dakota

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Nominee Richard Nixon John F. Kennedy
Party Republican Democratic
Home state California Massachusetts
Running mate Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. Lyndon B. Johnson
Electoral vote 4 0
Popular vote 154,310 123,963
Percentage 55.42% 44.52%

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County Results

President before election

Dwight D. Eisenhower
Republican

Elected President

John F. Kennedy
Democratic

The 1960 United States presidential election in North Dakota took place on November 8, 1960, as part of the 1960 United States presidential election. Voters chose four[2] representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

North Dakota was won by incumbent Vice President Richard Nixon (RCalifornia), running with United States Ambassador to the United Nations Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., with 55.42% of the popular vote, against Senator John F. Kennedy (DMassachusetts), running with Senator Lyndon B. Johnson, with 44.52% of the popular vote, a 10.90% margin of victory.[3][4]

Results

1960 United States presidential election in North Dakota
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Richard Nixon 154,310 55.42%
Democratic John F. Kennedy 123,963 44.52%
Socialist Workers Farrell Dobbs 158 0.06%
Total votes 278,431 100%

Results by county

County[5] Richard Milhous Nixon
Republican
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Democratic
Farrell Dobbs
Socialist Workers
Margin Total votes cast
# % # % # % # %
Adams 1,232 59.69% 832 40.31% 0 0.00% 400 19.38% 2,064
Barnes 4,403 57.71% 3,223 42.25% 3 0.04% 1,180 15.47% 7,629
Benson 2,259 50.84% 2,181 49.09% 3 0.07% 78 1.76% 4,443
Billings 368 47.92% 400 52.08% 0 0.00% -32 -4.17% 768
Bottineau 3,092 61.00% 1,974 38.94% 3 0.06% 1,118 22.06% 5,069
Bowman 1,038 54.98% 847 44.86% 3 0.16% 191 10.12% 1,888
Burke 1,609 59.88% 1,076 40.04% 2 0.07% 533 19.84% 2,687
Burleigh 9,492 62.13% 5,761 37.71% 25 0.16% 3,731 24.42% 15,278
Cass 17,498 58.89% 12,213 41.11% 0 0.00% 5,285 17.79% 29,711
Cavalier 2,430 51.23% 2,312 48.75% 1 0.02% 118 2.49% 4,743
Dickey 2,420 62.76% 1,433 37.16% 3 0.08% 987 25.60% 3,856
Divide 1,348 51.95% 1,243 47.90% 4 0.15% 105 4.05% 2,595
Dunn 1,462 52.53% 1,321 47.47% 0 0.00% 141 5.07% 2,783
Eddy 1,188 50.73% 1,152 49.19% 2 0.09% 36 1.54% 2,342
Emmons 1,785 46.42% 2,058 53.52% 2 0.05% -273 -7.10% 3,845
Foster 1,351 53.34% 1,182 46.66% 0 0.00% 169 6.67% 2,533
Golden Valley 825 55.04% 672 44.83% 2 0.13% 153 10.21% 1,499
Grand Forks 10,997 56.85% 8,341 43.12% 5 0.03% 2,656 13.73% 19,343
Grant 1,794 65.21% 955 34.71% 2 0.07% 839 30.50% 2,751
Griggs 1,278 49.90% 1,279 49.94% 4 0.16% -1 -0.04% 2,561
Hettinger 1,541 55.79% 1,219 44.13% 2 0.07% 322 11.66% 2,762
Kidder 1,574 64.43% 868 35.53% 1 0.04% 706 28.90% 2,443
LaMoure 2,511 61.39% 1,575 38.51% 4 0.10% 936 22.89% 4,090
Logan 1,601 64.07% 898 35.93% 0 0.00% 703 28.13% 2,499
McHenry 2,715 54.87% 2,231 45.09% 2 0.04% 484 9.78% 4,948
McIntosh 2,694 81.10% 628 18.90% 0 0.00% 2,066 62.19% 3,322
McKenzie 1,715 53.08% 1,514 46.86% 2 0.06% 201 6.22% 3,231
McLean 3,398 55.05% 2,771 44.89% 4 0.06% 627 10.16% 6,173
Mercer 2,395 73.94% 844 26.06% 0 0.00% 1,551 47.89% 3,239
Morton 4,028 45.28% 4,866 54.70% 1 0.01% -838 -9.42% 8,895
Mountrail 1,894 45.50% 2,264 54.38% 5 0.12% -370 -8.89% 4,163
Nelson 1,934 52.00% 1,783 47.94% 2 0.05% 151 4.06% 3,719
Oliver 703 58.68% 494 41.24% 1 0.08% 209 17.45% 1,198
Pembina 3,348 57.62% 2,460 42.34% 2 0.03% 888 15.28% 5,810
Pierce 1,464 44.19% 1,848 55.78% 1 0.03% -384 -11.59% 3,313
Ramsey 3,599 56.12% 2,813 43.86% 1 0.02% 786 12.26% 6,413
Ransom 2,324 56.26% 1,806 43.72% 1 0.02% 518 12.54% 4,131
Renville 1,012 45.38% 1,217 54.57% 1 0.04% -205 -9.19% 2,230
Richland 4,711 54.04% 4,003 45.92% 4 0.05% 708 8.12% 8,718
Rolette 1,277 35.33% 2,335 64.59% 3 0.08% -1,058 -29.27% 3,615
Sargent 1,591 48.98% 1,655 50.95% 2 0.06% -64 -1.97% 3,248
Sheridan 1,552 73.98% 539 25.69% 7 0.33% 1,013 48.28% 2,098
Sioux 571 45.35% 688 54.65% 0 0.00% -117 -9.29% 1,259
Slope 475 52.43% 431 47.57% 0 0.00% 44 4.86% 906
Stark 3,223 43.43% 4,197 56.56% 1 0.01% -974 -13.12% 7,421
Steele 1,209 50.76% 1,173 49.24% 0 0.00% 36 1.51% 2,382
Stutsman 5,905 56.78% 4,481 43.09% 13 0.13% 1,424 13.69% 10,399
Towner 1,410 52.16% 1,292 47.80% 1 0.04% 118 4.37% 2,703
Traill 3,218 60.68% 2,084 39.30% 1 0.02% 1,134 21.38% 5,303
Walsh 4,036 50.16% 4,009 49.82% 2 0.02% 27 0.34% 8,047
Ward 9,680 54.83% 7,954 45.06% 19 0.11% 1,726 9.78% 17,653
Wells 2,641 58.24% 1,885 41.57% 9 0.20% 756 16.67% 4,535
Williams 4,492 48.95% 4,683 51.03% 2 0.02% -191 -2.08% 9,177
Totals 154,310 55.42% 123,963 44.52% 158 0.06% 30,347 10.90% 278,431

See also

References

  1. ^ "United States Presidential election of 1960 - Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved June 6, 2017.
  2. ^ "1960 Election for the Forty-Fourth Term (1961-65)". Retrieved June 6, 2017.
  3. ^ "1960 Presidential General Election Results - North Dakota". Retrieved June 6, 2017.
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1960". Retrieved June 6, 2017.
  5. ^ "ND US President Race, November 08, 1960". Our Campaigns.